Author 'Nicoledesplat' (Id 213675 ) : Glorified with the approach of Christmas and cast shamelessly a few tens of days later , 'Nordmann Fir has many other strengths to build on.
A native of the Caucasus, where it can reach up to 60m for the type species, it is hardy and fast growing, resistant to frost and tolerant of limestone.
It pleases for its shiny green foliage, its branches descending, his port majestic.
Introduced in 1840 in France, it was soon used as an ornamental tree.
Since many cultivars have been found including some in slow growth or very slow.
This fir is divided between the other, creeping, compact, golden-yellow and miniature.
(Photo taken at Courson Spring 2014).